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Opportunities await with our Government Statistical Service Apprenticeships

As head of the Government Statistical Service (GSS), I am always looking for flexible ways to support the development of the statistics profession. I am extremely supportive of the GSS apprenticeship programmes, which offer an excellent way of diversifying skills and capability of staff and departments, whilst at the same time offering a route for […]

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Ever fancied working abroad?

Blog | International

An opportunity of a lifetime has just been advertised, helping to build statistical and data science capabilities in outstandingly beautiful Rwanda. Rose Drummond, who will be stepping down at the end of her two-year contract this summer, tells us more about what her replacement can expect, living and working on behalf of the UK’s Office […]

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Lost in translation

Blog | Methodology

Solving problems, better solutions. The Methodology Division within the Office for National Statistics (ONS) develop methods for working with non-survey data sources, and for integrating non-survey and survey data. Coding qualitative data is a huge part of the work Methodology does. Did you know that there are thousands of different coding languages including Python, R […]

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My summer placement at BBC News

Blog | GSS Blog

One thing I love about the Civil Service is the wide variety of professional development opportunities. I’ve enjoyed seeing different perspectives working as an analyst in the public, private and third sector – so I was really pleased to be lucky enough to be accepted on the BBC News Secondment Programme to learn more about […]

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